Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith


BSR Contributor Since February 10, 2020

Andrea Smith (she/her pronouns) is a freelance writer who enjoys reading about unique perspectives. She explores the misconception of the angry Black woman.

Andrea Smith is a freelance writer and mother living in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Books are her constant companions. She finds joy in knitting and nail polish. She clings to the hope that she will be a Jeopardy contestant.

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Two hundred breathtaking pages: Jacqueline Woodson’s ‘Red at the Bone.’ (Image courtesy of Riverhead Books.)

‘Red at the Bone’ by Jacqueline Woodson

Destiny beyond family

How do the past and present influence the lives of three generations of a Black family? Jacqueline Woodson’s novel, ‘Red at the Bone,’ looks at a mother-daughter relationship from a unique perspective. Andrea Smith reviews.
Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith

Articles 3 minute read
Better than alright. (Photo courtesy of the author.)

This Black History Month, I’m just saying it: I deserve to feel love and happiness

I’m alright

February is a good time to say it: we’re smart and assertive. We’re complete in our own selves. We’re striving for what we want. Andrea Smith stays honest.
Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith

Essays 4 minute read
The book cover. Title appears at left, and a black & white photo of the smiling, mustached Crescenz at right.

No Greater Love, by John A. Siegfried and Kevin Ferris

The story of Philly’s only Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War

A new biography traces the family and neighborhood life and military service of West Oak Lane native Michael Crescenz, who saved many lives during his service in Vietnam at age 19. Andrea Smith reviews.
Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith

Reviews 3 minute read